Syllabus
Readings
Homework
Data Sets
Handouts & Overheads
Overhead:
How SEM Relates to Other Analyses
Overhead:
Brief History of SEM
Matrix
Operations Examples: SPSS and R
List of SPSS Matrix Commands
List
of R Matrix Commands (Phil Ender)
Matrix
Regression
Some
Matrix Properties
Basics of Path
Analysis
Testing
Mediation with Regression Analysis
Overhead: Indirect
Coefficient Sampling Distribution Figure
Data Set
Preparation for Mplus
Path Analysis
Example: Mplus, lavaan,
Amos
Lab Data
Set: NPHS
Latent
Variables
OneFactor
CFA Example: Mplus, lavaan,
and Amos
Principal Components Analysis
A Quick Primer on Exploratory Factor Analysis
Exploratory
Factor Analysis Example: SPSS and R
Basic
Concepts of Fit
Maximum Likelihood
Summary of LISREL Notation System
Some
Clarifications and Recommendations on Fit Indices
TwoFactor
CFA Example in Mplus
Nested Models,
Model Modifications, and Correlated Errors
Spreadsheet
for Computing w and DMc
Illustration
of the Effects of Measurement Error: Regression and Mediation Models
Modification
Index Examples
Improper
Solutions in SEM
Missing Data and Missing Data Estimation in SEM
Missing Data Examples
SEM with Nonnormal Continuous Variables
Examples of Estimates for Nonnormal Data: Mplus and lavaan
Examples of Estimates for Nonnormal Data
with Missing Values: Mplus and lavaan
Examples of Chisquare Difference Tests with
Nonnormal and Categorical Variables
SEM with Categorical Variables
Examples of Categorical Estimation: Mplus and lavaan
Alternative Estimation Methods
Multigroup Analysis and Moderation with SEM
Moderation and Moderated Mediation
Examples: Mplus and lavaan
Invariance Tests in Multigroup SEM
Factorial Invariance Example: Mplus and lavaan
Simple Slopes for Continuous Measured and
Latent Variable Interaction
SecondOrder Factor Model Example: Mplus
Longitudinal
Regression Approaches
The Concept of
Change: Difference scores or statistical control? What should I use to
predict change over two time points?
Mediation Analysis with Two Waves
Crosslagged Path Model Example: Mplus and lavaan
Mediation Analysis with Two Waves
Latent Variable Crosslagged Panel Models
Latent Variable Crosslagged Panel Model
Example: Mplus and lavaan
Mean Structures
Latent Growth Curve Models
Latent Growth Curve Example: Mplus and lavaan
Covariates with Latent Growth Curve Models
Latent Growth Curve with
Timeinvariant Covariate and Simple Slopes Example: Mplus
and lavaan
Second Order Latent Growth Curve Models
Second Order Latent Growth Curve
Example: Mplus and lavaan
Summary of Minimum Sample Size Recommendations
Power Analysis for SEM: A Few Basics
Advanced Topics and Further Reading
Links
Dave Kenny A great website with
introductory material on most SEM topics. Download a very good introductory
book, Correlation and Causality,
for free.
SEMNET I
encourage you to join and read this SEM discussion list. You can also search
the archives for answers to common questions.
Mplus Lots of
example programs and a Mplus discussion section.
SEMrefs
A list which I have put together of hundreds of references for many SEM
topics.
UCLA Statistical
Computing Mplus tutorials
Muthen & Muthen Mplus Webinars View videos of SEM lectures anytime.
Bryant
and Satorra scaled chisquare difference test
worksheet
Yves Rosseel’s
Lavaan Tutorials
